Senegal Urban Population 1960-2022

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Senegal urban population for 2020 was 8,057,514, a 3.76% increase from 2019.
  • Senegal urban population for 2019 was 7,765,705, a 3.79% increase from 2018.
  • Senegal urban population for 2018 was 7,481,973, a 3.82% increase from 2017.
  • Senegal urban population for 2017 was 7,207,006, a 3.83% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Uganda 11,414,209
Yemen 11,306,428
Madagascar 10,670,457
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Senegal 8,057,514
Somalia 7,333,290
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Niger 4,024,595
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Central African Republic 2,038,064
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Guinea-Bissau 869,776
Comoros 255,487
Senegal Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 8,057,514 48.12 3.69%
2019 7,765,705 47.65 3.72%
2018 7,481,973 47.19 3.74%
2017 7,207,006 46.74 3.76%
2016 6,941,397 46.30 3.75%
2015 6,685,969 45.86 3.74%
2014 6,440,435 45.44 3.73%
2013 6,204,712 45.02 3.73%
2012 5,977,690 44.60 3.72%
2011 5,759,382 44.19 3.71%
2010 5,549,604 43.77 3.69%
2009 5,348,373 43.36 3.67%
2008 5,155,659 42.95 3.65%
2007 4,971,099 42.54 3.61%
2006 4,794,668 42.12 3.58%
2005 4,626,134 41.71 3.54%
2004 4,465,214 41.31 3.51%
2003 4,311,250 40.90 3.19%
2002 4,175,900 40.61 2.79%
2001 4,061,008 40.46 2.76%
2000 3,950,445 40.32 2.72%
1999 3,844,423 40.18 2.69%
1998 3,742,289 40.03 2.71%
1997 3,642,398 39.89 2.77%
1996 3,542,777 39.75 2.89%
1995 3,441,823 39.61 3.03%
1994 3,339,075 39.46 3.17%
1993 3,234,840 39.32 3.28%
1992 3,130,517 39.18 3.34%
1991 3,027,593 39.04 3.36%
1990 2,927,432 38.90 3.37%
1989 2,830,476 38.76 3.38%
1988 2,736,358 38.61 3.91%
1987 2,631,417 38.27 3.98%
1986 2,528,782 37.91 3.99%
1985 2,429,919 37.55 4.00%
1984 2,334,635 37.19 4.01%
1983 2,242,909 36.83 3.97%
1982 2,155,635 36.48 3.88%
1981 2,073,562 36.12 3.76%
1980 1,997,039 35.77 3.60%
1979 1,926,355 35.42 3.46%
1978 1,860,895 35.07 3.39%
1977 1,798,915 34.72 3.43%
1976 1,738,321 34.37 4.55%
1975 1,661,013 33.69 5.00%
1974 1,580,050 32.94 5.18%
1973 1,500,241 32.19 5.32%
1972 1,422,493 31.45 5.39%
1971 1,347,850 30.72 5.38%
1970 1,277,252 30.00 5.50%
1969 1,208,873 29.25 5.49%
1968 1,144,301 28.51 5.49%
1967 1,083,166 27.78 5.49%
1966 1,025,293 27.06 5.49%
1965 970,475 26.35 5.50%
1964 918,582 25.66 5.49%
1963 869,473 24.97 5.48%
1962 823,095 24.30 5.48%
1961 779,169 23.65 5.49%
1960 737,554 23.00 %